16 August, 2012

The "Send To OneNote 2007" printer is missing in the Print dialog box in a 2007 Office program

In a 2007 Microsoft Office program, the Send To OneNote 2007 printer is missing in the Printer list in the Print dialog box.

This issue can occur when the Send To OneNote 2007 printer driver is missing.

NOTE:  You will be unable to install the Send To OneNote 2007 printer driver on a 64-bit version of Windows as it is incompatible with 64-bit operating systems.

To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods.

Method 1: Repair the 2007 Office program installation
1.  Click Start, and then click Run. 
2.  Copy and then paste (or type) the following command in the Open box, and then press ENTER:
3.  In the Currently installed programs list, click the installed version of the 2007 Office program, and then click Change. 
4.  Click Repair, and then click Continue. 

Method 2: Install a generic printer driver, and then configure it for Microsoft Office OneNote 2007

1.  Install the generic printer driver in Windows Vista. To do this, follow these steps:
·         Click Start, type printers in the Start Search box, and then click Printers in the Programs list. 
·         On the left side of the page near the top, click add a printer. 
·         In the Add Printer dialog box, click Add a local printer. 
·         Click to select the Use an existing port option, select the appropriate port, and then click next. For example, you can select LPT1. 
·         Under Manufacturer, select Generic, select Generic / Text Only under Printers, and then click next. 
·         If you receive the following message, click to select the Use the driver that is currently installed (recommended) option, and then click Next :
·         Which version of the driver do you want to use? 
·         Click next, and then click Finish. 

2.  Configure the generic printer for OneNote. To do this, follow these steps:
§  In the printer list, right-click the Generic / Text only printer, and then click Properties
§  Click the Ports tab, and then click to select the Send to Microsoft OneNote Port check box. 
§  Click the Advanced Tab, select Send to Microsoft OneNote Driver in the Driver list, and then click Print Processor. 
§  Under Print processor, select OneNotePrint2007, select RAW under Default data type, and then click OK. 
§  Click the General tab, change the name of the printer to Send to OneNote 2007, and then click OK. 


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